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The Crown to extend to six seasons

Netflix will run a sixth and final season of its hit show, The Crown, announcing the news on Thursday after the show’s creator, Peter Morgan, changed his mind about ending it with a fifth season. The popular Netflix show has followed the reign of Queen Elizabeth II for three seasons now, with a fourth season due later this year. It was previously announced in January of this year that the…
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'The Crown' to end after its fifth season

Its been several years of family drama and monarchy mayhem. Now, the Netflix series “The Crown” is set to come to a close after five seasons. The news was confirmed in a tweet on Friday. The announcement stating that Imelda Staunton will play Queen Elizabeth…
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Daughter of Saudi King found guilty of ordering assault on French worker in Paris

Last week, a Paris court found Princess Hassa bint Salman Al Saud guilty of ordering her bodyguard to beat up a French worker in 2016. The Princess was not present at court, where she was found guilty of violence and complicity to hold someone against their will. Princess Hassa was handed a ten-month suspended sentence and fined €10,000. An international arrest warrant was issued for her in…
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King Willem-Alexander speaks to demonstrators after opening museum

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands spoke to a group of demonstrators after opening the new Sophiahof Museum in The Hague. The Sophiahof Museum is meant to be a centre of knowledge, culture and remembrance for everyone who had anything to do with the former Dutch East Indies. Five Indonesian organisations are also involved: the Indisch Herinneringscentrum, the Stichting Moluks Historisch…
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How Royal Families are Adapting to the Digital Age

The digital transformations which have swept across the entire world would have appeared all but impossible only a few decades in the past. This is to say nothing about how those who lived during the Victorian Era would view our current methods of digital communication.
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The History of The Royals at Ascot

As Royal Ascot approaches, horse racing fans begin to anticipate the winners and losers of the event. But one of the main features of Royal Ascot is, of course, the attendance of the Queen and members of the Royal family. As the name suggests, this competition has a rich…
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Royal Pictures from History: Parties for Elizabeth II's Coronation

The Queen was crowned 66 years ago today. The coronation of Elizabeth II took place at Westminster Abbey and while the ancient ceremony took place, a nation celebrated. This glittering moment in what would become a record breaking reign was shared by millions who took to the pavements of London to cheer their queen and the streets of Britain to party with their monarch. Here’s a look at some…
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